Synopses & Reviews
CELLULOID MIRRORS is an exciting new survey of major developments in American filmmaking since 1945. Coverage includes changes in film content, alterations in the business structure of Hollywood, shifts in theater design, the impact of television, and Hollywood's enduring mystique. This supplement is appropriate for a variety of courses, including American History Survey courses, Modern America History courses, American Cultural History, Film History, and Popular Culture.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 233-242) and index.
Table of Contents
Preface. 1. The Decline of the Big Studios. 2. A Search for New Markets. 3. Tangles of Conglomerates. 4. Popular Culture to Counterculture and Back. 5. Movie Palaces, Shopping Malls, and Multiplexes. 6. Return to Entertainment. 7. The Small Screen. 8. Hollywoods Enduring Mystique. Bibliography.